Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tag: human rights

All Forms of Life Are Sacred

Just because animals are cognitively different from us, why is it people's belief that they have lesser moral value? Using them is the ultimate problem—it does not matter how well we treat them.

Why Egypt’s Threat to Arrest Amal Clooney Will Hurt Its Economy

Amal Clooney was threatened with jail by Egyptian authorities if she released information about the Egyptian judiciary. Now that she is married to George Clooney, can she blow the whistle on the thugs?

Philadelphia Inquirer Pimps for Philly Cop Chief

The Philadelphia Inquirer was shamelessly pimped for the brutal and murderous Philadelphia Police Department. Has the Inquirer, once one of the country's best papers, become such a shameless apologist for the powerful?

Cheating the School Kids: Corporations Don’t Pay Their STATE Taxes, Either

It's hard for a nation to build work skills when its corporations have largely stopped paying for education. Both federal and state corporate tax avoidance is at a stunning rate. This is millions of dollars that isn't going to state taxes, which fund public education.

Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Police for Shooting Son in...

Darrien Hunt’s family has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Saratoga Springs and the two officers who shot him to death for carrying a souvenir sword. Do law enforcement officials only draw their guns to kill?

Autopsy Reveals LAPD Shot Ezell Ford in the Back

Ezell Ford is one of at least 16 unarmed black people killed by the police in 2014. While officers claim Ford attempted to grab one of their guns, does the autopsy report back their story?

Greed Kings of 2014: How They Stole from Us

The theft of society's wealth may be due to ignorance as well as to greed. Why are we wrongly being advised that the best way to defuse the situation is to teach tolerance for inequality?

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Most devastating of all: Mueller’s indictment of Trump’s character

How many of Trump’s followers or those who might otherwise be tempted to vote for him in 2020 will recoil from this moral squalor?

Judge determines Flint residents can sue US government for water crisis

“The EPA was well aware that the Flint River was highly corrosive and posed a significant danger of lead leaching” into residents’ homes.

Solidarity with Venezuela now! Protect the embassy

The Collective feels a responsibility to hold our government to a standard of respecting the rule of law as well as a responsibility to stand in solidarity with the people of Venezuela.

AFRICOM calls for my ‘elimination’

Specifically, what if an article of mine on the U.S. military appears somewhere in our media world and that military refuses to notice? Does it have an impact?

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